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A Keele University Professor has co-authored a new training module to help GPs understand the long-term effects of Covid-19 on patients.

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Some people who experienced a ‘mild’ infection of Covid-19 are suffering long-lasting symptoms months after contracting the virus, known as ‘long Covid’.

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Cardiology researchers from Keele University have presented their latest findings into how the nation’s cardiovascular health has fared during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Researchers from Keele’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences have launched a new study to help future healthcare professionals deliver quality care while responding to the challenges posed by Covid-19.

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New research into the impacts of caring for loved ones with dementia shows that caregivers with a Bangladeshi heritage feel an increased burden to care for loved ones compared to their white British counterparts.

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Doctors may be making decisions about whether Covid-19 patients have the virus, need a ventilator, or remain in hospital, based on weak and over-optimistic evidence, Keele researchers have found.

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A Keele Professor who specialises in mental health and wellbeing in older adults has shared her expertise to a national charity to help older people cope with the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Keele University’s Professor Saeed Farooq is leading a new study which aims to improve the identification and treatment of psychosis in young people in Pakistan.

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The number of people admitted to hospital due to heart attacks in England fell by 35% during the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research.

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Keele Professor warns of long-term effects of lockdown weight gain

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Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham writes for The Conversation.

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A new study has estimated that on average people in England from age 50 can expect to be healthy and in work for nine more years.

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Greater efforts are needed to support ambulance staff through their experiences of responding to suicide, according to a new study.

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A team from Keele University is researching how to use an occupational health advice service to reduce absence from work due to ill-health in the UK.

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Keele University is to host its first virtual open day of 2020 on Saturday 20 June, giving prospective students the opportunity to tour the University from the comfort of their own home.

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A postdoctoral researcher and Keele alumna has received a prestigious award from an academic society for her PhD completed at Keele University.

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New research led by Keele University has found that people suffering from cluster headache often face a long delay in being diagnosed correctly.

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A team of researchers from Keele University has found that it is uncommon for older adults to consult their GP during times of distress due to a lack of acceptable treatments.

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Researchers are to trial an intervention aimed at preventing the onset of depression and loneliness among the most vulnerable in society as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown.

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A study led by Keele University has found that older people with persistent pain living in rural areas face challenges in accessing healthcare, which may mean they are less likely to seek treatment or engage in effective self-management.

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Healthcare scientists at Keele’s Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) have offered their profound thanks to the thousands of participants that have contributed to vital medical trials at the University.

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Professor Jo Protheroe (Keele University), Professor Lucy Bray (Edge Hill University) and Holy Saron (Edge Hill University) write for The Conversation UK.

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Keele University has launched a new degree course that will focus on improving the health of entire communities and populations by identifying how to manage pandemics and epidemics, such as Covid-19, cancer, heart disease, obesity, mental health conditions and arthritis.

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A Keele University academic is part of a team of researchers who are calling for the World Health Organisation (WHO) to change its official definition of the weak bone condition osteoporosis in order to increase consistency of diagnosis internationally and to also increase the uptake of treatment.

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A new study from Keele’s School of Primary, Community and Social Care will investigate how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the social and professional lives of several groups in society.

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Keele University has launched a new guide for people coping with musculoskeletal pain and other long term conditions during the Covid-19 outbreak.

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A Keele University academic is part of a team of researchers who are set to advise the Pakistani government on the creation of the country’s first ever mental health strategy.

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New research by Keele University has shown that antidepressants can potentially prevent depression in people who are at high risk of developing depressive illness.

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Children and parents across the UK are being urged to share their views with researchers who want to make sure they are getting accurate information about Covid-19.

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The Nuffield Foundation has awarded researchers from Keele University £1.6 million to help influence policy and practice and to help those who live with musculoskeletal conditions.

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Doctors may be making decisions about the care of Covid-19 patients based on weak and over-optimistic evidence, Keele researchers have found.

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New research to lead the way in improving primary care for those suffering from musculoskeletal disorders.

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People who live with persistent pain, caused by conditions like osteoarthritis, are twice as likely to experience a mental health condition compared to the general population.

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A new study has found that people with osteoarthritis are 11% more likely to die than those without the condition - but walking more could reduce the risk.

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A new pilot trial led by Keele University to help GPs decide which treatment to offer patients with common aches and pains has shown promising initial findings to help reduce painkiller prescriptions and the use of x-rays.

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New research at Keele University has found that GPs recognise self-harm as a serious risk for suicide, but some do not feel equipped to manage people who self-harm.

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On 29 January, the West Midlands Teaching Partnership and Keele University hosted a workshop on emotions in social work practice for experienced social workers and social work students, led by Professor Alessandro Sicora from the University of Trento, Italy.

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A new clinical trial led by Keele University is looking for people aged 45 and over with painful knee osteoarthritis to help researchers investigate if providing an appropriate knee brace could help reduce pain, keep people active and be good value for money for the NHS.

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A new study led by cardiologists at Keele University could have a significant impact on treatment procedures for people with both cancer and heart disease.

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New research could pave the way to reducing heart attacks and strokes by helping to identify the early warning signs in patients with undiagnosed chest pain.

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Researchers at Keele University have launched an innovative study to improve care for patients who manage long-term pain using opioids.

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A research centre that brings together leading expertise from the West Midlands to address some of the most demanding pressures on health services in the region launches today.

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A Professor of General Practice Research from the School of Primary, Community and Social Care at Keele University was awarded a category prize at the BMA annual book awards recently.

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Researchers at Keele have been awarded £1.8million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate if an NHS procedure for chronic severe low back pain can provide pain relief.

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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded new funding to the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) West Midlands.

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An iPCHS researcher has developed a new and innovative placement scheme which allows physiotherapy students to gain a practical insight into the life and career path of a clinical academic physiotherapist.

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Keele’s arthritis and musculoskeletal specialists are part of a research collaboration that has secured renewed funding to continue its pioneering research to help those with long-term conditions.

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Researchers at Keele University have explored the experiences and reasons for self-harm in older adults to improve the support and treatment that can be provided.

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A Keele professor has been recognised as a leading “World Expert” in low back pain, ranking among the top 0.1% of experts in the world.

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Dr Andrew Finney, a Keele University Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer of Nursing has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s Nurse’, making him 1 of only 38 nurses in Staffordshire to achieve this accolade.

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A renowned cardiologist from Keele University has been named as one of the “Nation’s Lifesavers” in recognition of his excellent contributions to advancing healthcare.

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Professor Krysia Dziedzic is one of 46 academics in the UK to be awarded the prestigious Senior Investigator status by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) this year.

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Major grant of £1.5 million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate if an occupational health advice service for patients consulting with their GP will reduce absence from work due to ill-health.

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Prognosis research experts from iPCHS are pleased to announce the release of their new edited book ‘Prognosis Research in Healthcare: Concepts, Methods, and Impact.’

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A new study led by Keele University has found that older people who self-harm may do so because of social factors including isolation, loneliness, poor housing and financial hardship.

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The Society for Academic Primary Care were delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham as the next Chair of the Society.

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A research team from Keele University’s Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences has been awarded a major grant of £2.4million from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate the overprescribing of opioid painkillers.

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Professor Athula Sumathipala and his team at the Institute for Research and Development (IRD), Sri Lanka are once again blossoming in recognition for their commitment to research and ethics.

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